Arrondo Esteban, Enrique and Caravantes, Jorge
(2009)
*On the Picard Group of Low-codimension Subvarieties.*
Indiana University Mathematics Journal, 58
(3).
pp. 1023-1042.
ISSN 0022-2518

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## Abstract

We introduce a method to determine if n-dimensional smooth subvarieties of an ambient space of dimension at most 2n - 2 inherits the Picard group from the ambient space (as it happens when the ambient space is a projective space, according to results of Barth and Larsen). As an application, we give an affirmative answer (LIP to some mild natural numerical conditions) when the ambient space is a Grassmannian of lines (thus improving results of Barth, Van de Ven and Sommese) or a product of two projective spaces of the same dimension.

Item Type: | Article |
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Uncontrolled Keywords: | Projective spaces; Manifolds; Low codimension; Picard group |

Subjects: | Sciences > Mathematics > Algebraic geometry |

ID Code: | 14769 |

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